Lian Tanner is a playwright and award-winning author of books for young readers, including the Keepers series and the Icebreaker series. Museum of Thieves and City of Lies, the first two books of the Keepers series, both won the Aurealis Award for Children’s Fiction. Her work is available in seven foreign languages. Prior to working as a writer, she was a professional actor and freelance journalist. She lives in Tasmania.